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Islington Center for English

Address: 97 White Lion St, London N1 9PF, United Kingdom
Official representatives. Submission of documents and admission free of charge

Description Islington Center for English

  • Location: London, UK
  • Age of students: 16+
  • Type of studying: mixed
  • Type of accommodation: residence / host family
  • Language learning: English.

The prestigious language school invites you to high-quality and diverse language courses that will help you to learn the language effectively and to significantly improve your language skills.

The specialized school of English was founded 14 years ago, but for a long time the school cooperated with the school of arts, helping to prepare students for the program “English for Academic Purposes”.

Flexibility is typical for all school programs: courses can be of very different duration and complexity, some areas are focused on part-time employment, others on full immersion. The school has a family atmosphere, classes take place in small groups.

In general, the whole wide range of language courses can be divided into 2 groups:

  • Courses aimed at helping international students to adapt to university life in Britain;
  • Programs for specialists from various professional fields aimed at improving language competence and professional skills in an international environment.

School teachers are native speakers, experienced teachers who adhere to modern techniques with proven effectiveness.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Islington Center for English

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
16+
from 189 £ / week

General English

  • Dates: all year round
  • Age of students: 16+
  • Duration of the program: 1-48 weeks
  • Language of instruction: English.

The course of general English is aimed at the development of basic language skills; as a result of intensive study, students master or improve their communicative skills, better perceive speech by ear, expand vocabulary and perfect grammar.

This course is very flexible - you can choose the duration, intensity and number of classes on your own:

  • Course duration: from 1 to 48 weeks
  • Number of hours per week: 15; 17.5; thirty; 34
  • Occupation time: in the morning or evening
  • Level of difficulty: “All day”, “Plus”, “Super Intensive”, “Full Immersion”.
Annual
16+
from 222 £ / week

IELTS Exam Preparation

  • Dates: all year round
  • Age of students: 16+
  • Duration of studying: 1-48 weeks
  • Language of instruction: English.

The language exam preparation program focuses on:

  • Improving basic language skills
  • Gaining experience in passing such tests during academic exams.
  • Mastering the special skills required for testing.

Students are offered the following options that will allow you to create an individual educational plan:

  • Course duration: from 1 to 48 weeks
  • Time lessons: in the morning or evening hours
  • Number of hours per week: 15; 17.5; thirty; 34
  • The degree of intensity: "All day", "Plus", "Superintensive", "Full immersion."

English for Hotel Workers

  • Dates: all year round
  • Age of students: 16+
  • Language learning: English.

The language course for those working in the hotel will improve the basic skills and focus on the key points that are required for effective work in the hotel sector:

  • The course will teach effective and polite communication.
  • Students of the course will learn written English
  • Students will learn how to write emails.
  • The course includes a language of negotiations, as well as features of the British mentality.

Students study in comfortable conditions: in small groups in modern technically equipped with all the necessary audiences.

Annual
16+
from 341 £ / week

General English + Cambridge Exam Preparation

  • Dates: all year round
  • Age of students: 16+
  • Duration of studying: 4-48 weeks
  • Language of instruction: English.

The program is conducted according to the part-time format: classes are held in the morning or evening hours (09: 15-12: 15, 12: 30-15: 30, 18: 30-20: 30) 2-4 times a week for 6, 9 and 12 hours.

English for Architects

  • Dates: all year round
  • Age of students: 16+
  • Language learning: English.

The program will allow you to develop language skills and focus on the linguistic features of this professional field:

  • Literacy in writing and speaking
  • Understanding of terminology
  • Mastering the business style
  • Features of work on the office and social networks
  • Learning language sales and marketing.

Studying takes place in small groups using unique techniques. The teachers strive to devote the necessary time and attention to each student.

English for Aviation

  • Dates: all year round
  • Age of students: 16+
  • Language learning: English.

The course will allow to master the special vocabulary for specialists from the aviation industry and to develop communication skills to the required level.

The course is focused on:

  • Competent speaking and writing
  • Improving communication skills
  • Effective communication.

Accommodation, housing and food

All year round for students the following types of accommodation are provided - host families, student residence, and house sharing.

Type of allocation

Description

House sharing

The most affordable housing near the school

Residences

Studio or single rooms without meals

Host families

Rooms for 1-2 people with breakfast and lunch or self-catering

Events Islington Center for English

An extensive program of activities has been prepared for students:

  • Visit the best club in London
  • Graffiti tour
  • Traditional English Tea Party
  • Visit the modern art gallery
  • Tour "Mysterious Murder"
  • Quiz "The best British pub"
  • Sky Garden Visit
  • Karaoke evening
  • Football tournament
  • Visit the British Museum
  • Picnics and more.

Equipment Islington Center for English

School location: central London, Islington district. The school is located close to the subway and the main attractions of London.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Additional expenses:

  • Registration fee
  • Accommodation fee
  • Express Mail
  • Transfer
  • Additional workshops to improve language skills.

Extra fees:

  • Registration fee (for a programme/course) 55 GBP
  • Registration fee (for accommodation) 45 GBP
  • Express mail 25 GBP
  • Transfer (one way) 100 GBP

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

Required documents, depending on the type of institution:

camp / language school
  • copy of 1 page
  • certificate of language proficiency (if any)
private school, boardinghouse
  • copy of the 1 Pages of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school report card with grades for the last 2-4 years (depending on the school)
  • school registration form
  • recommendation letters from Teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and a class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal
  • Testing for knowledge of mathematics, language, other subjects
  • Interview with a representative of the school (possibly in person or by Skype)
  • Literacy, awards, student personal achievements (if any)
  • motivation letter (not for all schools)
  • passport size photo (depending on the school from 1 to 12 pcs)
  • medical certificate of the general health of the child , Discharge of vaccinations
  • birth certificate of the schoolboy (s)
university
  • copy of the page 1 passport of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school certificate for the bachelor, diploma of Higher education for the master
  • letters of recommendation from teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and the class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal / dean
  • certificates, awards, personal achievements of the student (if any)
  • motivation letter / personal statement
  • interview with a representative of the institution


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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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